Woods: We did it!

5 Jul 12

What a relief. After worrying rumours and some last-minute campaigning, we’ve finally seen the government’s forest panel report. And it looks pretty good: “The government says it accepts the recommendations and will halt plans to sell off state-owned forests.” BBC News. In other words, we...

Save our forests: some more background info

14 Jan 11

A few people have got in touch asking for more background on where the government’s plans to sell off English forests have been made public. Here are a few links to some of the key primary documents. Comments and suggestions for other documents which should...

The “Save our forests” map is now live

14 Dec 10

The government is planning a massive sell off of our national forests. They could be auctioned and fenced off, run down, logged or turned into golf courses and holiday villages. The campaign against the sell off is growing fast, over 83,000 of us have signed...

Save our Forests – share your campaign ideas

31 Oct 10

Our Save our Forests petition is growing really fast. Over 30,000 people have signed it in less than a week. We’re proving that the public don’t want our forests sold off. If enough of us get involved in this campaign, we can make the government...

Our forests are not for sale!

26 Oct 10

When we heard about government plans to sell off national forests to private firms, 38 Degrees members felt strongly we should do something about it, and there was a lively discussion about how best to respond on our facebook page. The fear is that national...